Legal research and writing for paralegals, 5th ed.9780735568013
Legal research and writing for paralegals, 5th ed.
Bouchoux, Deborah E.
Aspen Publishers, Inc.
The fifth edition of this handbook on legal research and paralegal paralegal n. a non-lawyer who performs routine tasks requiring some knowledge of the law and procedures, employed by a law office or who works free-lance as an independent for various lawyers. writing requirements has been updated to provide new information on electronic sources and new legal services legal services n. the work performed by a lawyer for a client. such as Lexis Lexis®
An online legal information service that provides the full text of opinions and statutes in electronic format. Subscribers use their personal computers to search the Lexis database for relevant cases. They may download or print the legal information they retrieve. and Westlaw. Bouchoux (Georgetown U.) has written this guide specifically for paralegals, and covers most of the basics including using the ALWD ALWD Association of Legal Writing Directors and The Bluebook for legal research, the relationship between research and writing strategies and straightforward explanations of complicated legal processes. Samples of proper legal writing are presented in every chapter.
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